Hitachi Data Systems appoints new country manager of Saudi Arabia

Hitachi Data Systems names Sameh Hassan as the new country manager

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Hitachi Data Systems appoints new country manager of Saudi Arabia Sameh Hassan: "I am very excited to join and lead HDS team in Saudi. With the 2030 vision, I am very optimistic about growing our business in the Saudi market by aligning our goals to the government' agenda and vision."
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  November 17, 2016

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has appointed Sameh Hassan as the new country manager of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In his new role, Hassan will be responsible for implementing and driving Hitachi Data Systems's transformation across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, working closely with HDS's Middle East and global teams to accelerate growth. Hassan, based in Riyadh, will report to Assaad El Saadi, general manager and sales director for Middle East and Pakistan at HDS.

Assaad El Saadi, regional sales director and GM for the Middle East and Pakistan, HDS, said: "We are pleased to welcome Hassan to our organisation and look forward to his valuable contribution to our team. With his knowledge and background in the Saudi market, we are confident that he will lead our sales operations to greater heights. Hassan's appointment comes at a time when we are expanding HDS' business within the Middle East in the digital transformation space.

"Now with a specialised leader in Saudi Arabia, we are growing our team and showing our dedication to the Saudi market."

"I am very excited to join and lead HDS team in Saudi. With the 2030 vision, I am very optimistic about growing our business in the Saudi market by aligning our goals to the government' agenda and vision," added Hassan.

With more than 21 years of experience in Saudi Arabia alone, Hassan joins HDS after seven years with VERITAS Technology, where he lead a team and managed to close multimillions deals, one of them was the largest Enterprise License Agreement in the history of Symantec within the region.

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